Tooth Structure 101: Breaking Down the Structure of a Tooth

Diagram of the structure of a tooth

With each trip to the dentist, there is a lot of focus on dental care, oral hygiene, and of course, paying for your dental work. But how well does your dentist help you understand the tooth structure itself and the complex ins and outs of your tooth? You may not realize it, but your teeth […]

Tooth Enamel Loss: How to Restore Tooth Enamel Naturally

Dental examination

Tooth enamel is a protective layer on the surface of our teeth, made up of a hard mineral substance called hydroxyapatite. It is the outermost layer of the tooth and plays a vital role in protecting our teeth from daily wear and tear, decay, and sensitivity. Tooth enamel loss can occur due to various reasons, […]

What Do Healthy Teeth Look Like? A Deep Dive into Healthy Teeth and Gums

A young girl in a dentist’s chair with a beaming white smile

Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential to having healthy teeth and gums. Not only do healthy teeth and gums improve your appearance and self-confidence, but they also play a vital role in your overall health and well-being. In this blog post, we’ll be taking a deep dive into healthy teeth and gums, and discussing the […]

What is the Oral Microbiome? Here’s What You Need to Know

Image depicting a oral microbiome

Your oral microbiome is highly misunderstood and in fact, many people don’t even know this exists. Within your mouth is a community of microorganisms that play a vital role in your overall health.  In this guide, we’ll explain what your oral microbiome is and how your habits and diet impact the health of your mouth.  […]

Make the Most of Your Mouth with Oral Health Resources from Dr. Kami Hoss

Dad and daughter brushing their teeth

Every single day we discover another connection between our oral and overall health. Whether you look at the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, depression, and even death; the risk instantly becomes higher when you ignore your dental health.  For the past twenty six years, I have worked on building one of the leading multi-specialty dental […]

Want a Sparkling Smile Before the Holidays? Try These 5 Fixes for Dental Troubles

Want a Sparkling Smile Before the Holidays Try These 5 Fixes for Dental Troubles

READ ON WOMANS’WORLD Ann Green We all want brighter teeth and healthier gums, especially when flashing our pearly whites at holiday parties. Plus, a pretty smile is more than just aesthetically pleasing. Taking care of your teeth can also translate into better overall health. The reason? It improves the balance of the oral microbiome, a microbial […]

TikTok Says “Mewing” Will Sculpt Your Jawline. But Does It Work?

TikTok Says Mewing Will Sculpt Your Jawline — But Does It Work

READ ON BUSTLE Rachel Lapidos “We need oxygen every moment, so correct breathing is critical for the development of the face, mouth, and teeth,” says Dr. Kami Hoss, dentist, board member at the UCLA School of Dentistry, and author of If Your Mouth Could Talk. He notes that you should be breathing through your nose, and your tongue […]

What Is Black Hairy Tongue?

Have you ever seen what looks like a black hairy tongue? This condition may sound (and look) alarming, but it’s thankfully not as scary as it sounds. When the typically small bumps on top of your tongue—called filiform papillae—grow longer than their normal 1 millimeter and don’t shed the way they are supposed to, they […]